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Shanghai to San Francisco Flights

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Selected fares from Shanghai to San Francisco

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SHA SFO Wed, Nov 5 - Thu, Nov 13 $960
SHA SFO Wed, Dec 3 - Sun, Dec 28 $976
SHA SFO Wed, Nov 5 - Thu, Nov 13 $983
SHA SFO Tue, Nov 4 - Thu, Nov 20 $1,009
SHA SFO Wed, Nov 19 - Sat, Nov 22 $1,032
SHA SFO Wed, Oct 8 - Fri, Oct 24 $1,049
SHA SFO Fri, Oct 24 - Sat, Nov 1 $1,076
SHA SFO Sun, Mar 1 - Sun, Mar 15 $1,130
SHA SFO Sat, Oct 4 - Sat, Oct 18 $1,243
SHA SFO Thu, Nov 13 - Thu, Nov 27 $1,315
SHA SFO Sun, Oct 5 - Sat, Oct 25 $1,397
SHA SFO Wed, Nov 5 - Thu, Nov 13 $1,990
SHA SFO Tue, Oct 14 - Wed, Oct 22 $2,004
SHA SFO Mon, Dec 15 - Sat, Jan 10 $2,179
SHA SFO Thu, Oct 30 - Thu, Nov 6 $2,484
SHA SFO Sun, Oct 26 - Fri, Oct 31 $2,549
SHA SFO Thu, Feb 5 - Thu, Feb 26 $2,566
SHA SFO Thu, Feb 5 - Thu, Feb 26 $2,644
SHA SFO Thu, Feb 5 - Thu, Feb 26 $2,766
SHA SFO Thu, Feb 5 - Thu, Feb 26 $3,379
SHA SFO Thu, Feb 5 - Thu, Feb 26 $4,180

Shanghai and San Francisco airports and terminals

Airports in Shanghai , CN
map of airports in Shanghai
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    Pudong International Airport (PVG)

    Distance from City Center: 19.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from PVG to SFO

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Air China, US Airways, United Airlines
  • 2

    Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)

    Distance from City Center: 7.7 miles

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Airports in San Francisco CA, US
map of airports in San Francisco
  • 1

    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SHA to SFO

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal I Air China, US Airways, United Airlines
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Cheap flights from Shanghai to San Francisco

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Shanghai to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 29 Shanghai (PVG) San Francisco (SFO) American Airlines $1,331
Earn $13.31
Return Sun, Aug 31 San Francisco (SFO) Shanghai (PVG) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Shanghai to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Aug 28 Shanghai (SHA) San Francisco (SFO) Air China $1,209
Earn $12.09
Return Wed, Oct 1 San Francisco (SFO) Shanghai (SHA) Air China

Best one-week trip in August from Shanghai to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 27 Shanghai (PVG) San Francisco (SFO) Korean Air $1,492
Earn $14.92
Return Wed, Sep 3 San Francisco (SFO) Shanghai (PVG) Korean Air
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Shanghai to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 4 Shanghai (PVG) San Francisco (SFO) American Airlines $1,354
Earn $13.54
Return Mon, Sep 8 San Francisco (SFO) Shanghai (PVG) American Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Shanghai to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Sep 15 Shanghai (PVG) San Francisco (SFO) Korean Air $1,032
Earn $10.32
Return Wed, Nov 26 San Francisco (SFO) Shanghai (PVG) Korean Air

Best one-week trip in September from Shanghai to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Sep 29 Shanghai (PVG) San Francisco (SFO) American Airlines $1,387
Earn $13.87
Return Mon, Oct 6 San Francisco (SFO) Shanghai (PVG) American Airlines
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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Shanghai to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 2 Shanghai (PVG) San Francisco (SFO) American Airlines $972
Earn $9.72
Return Mon, Oct 20 San Francisco (SFO) Shanghai (PVG) American Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Shanghai to San Francisco

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 2 Shanghai (PVG) San Francisco (SFO) American Airlines $1,001
Earn $10.01
Return Thu, Oct 9 San Francisco (SFO) Shanghai (PVG) American Airlines
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Fly from Shanghai to San Francisco

Airports in Shanghai

The primary international airport serving the city of Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The airport is located about 20 miles east of the downtown area. Travelers looking for discount flights from Shanghai can search Orbitz.com for airlines departing from the airport. These include Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, American Airlines, and British Airways.

Parking at the Shanghai Airport

There are 218 parking spaces available at the airport. Off-site parking is also available and many parking lots offer buses or shuttle vans to the airport. Airport parking fees vary based upon the size of the car and the number of hours parked. Mini-type cars begin at 10 RMB for the first hour. Big-sized cars begin at 20 RMB for the first hour.

Transportation to the Shanghai Airport

Travelers departing from the Shanghai Airport can choose to take the Shanghai Maglev Train. The journey takes about eight minutes, and trains depart every 15 minutes. The cost of a standard ticket is usually 50 RMB. Other transportation options include the Shanghai Metro Line 2 for a cost of between 3 RMB and 10 RMB. The airport also operates its own bus line. Fees range between 2 RMB and 22 RMB based on distance.

Restaurants at the Shanghai Airport

Travelers looking to find a snack or breakfast before their flight from Shanghai can choose from a number of establishments. Two of the most well-known restaurants in the airport are Hong Fangzi Western Food Restaurant and Canglang Ting Restaurant. Travelers can find cheap flights from Shanghai quickly by searching Orbitz.com prior to traveling.

San Francisco International Airport

The San Francisco International Airport is located on South Spruce Avenue, approximately 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. Because the airport is one of the world's busiest airports, it houses numerous airline hubs. Air Berlin, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, US Airways, Asiana Airways and numerous other airlines offer flights to San Francisco. If you're traveling on a strict budget, you can find bargain prices on tickets by booking your flight through Orbitz.com.

Transportation From the Airport

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system runs from the San Francisco International Airport to downtown San Francisco, and tickets cost approximately $7. SamTrans Public Bus Services also runs between the airport and downtown. Bus stops are located at the baggage claim in Terminals 2 and 3, and at Courtyard A in the International Terminal. You can also use Orbitz.com to rent a car for the duration of your trip. The airport offers a free shuttle service to take passengers from the airport terminal to the rental car center.

Weather in San Francisco

San Francisco has temperatures that range from 46 to 69 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. The off-peak travel season runs from the beginning of December to the end of February. It rains more frequently during this time, but the temperature is still warm enough to tolerate the rain. If you book your trip through Orbitz.com during the off-peak travel season, you'll save money on your airline tickets.

Highlights and Attractions

Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower and Alcatraz are some major attractions in the San Francisco area. Orbitz.com does more than find you flights to San Francisco. The website has the information you need to plan your entire itinerary. You can purchase tickets to major attractions or make reservations to take a guided city tour.

Interesting facts about flights from Shanghai to San Francisco

    • 2 direct flights are operating from Shanghai to San Francisco today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 11h 35m.
    • Air China flight 7209 (7:10 AM GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Shanghai to San Francisco.
    • Air China flight 7209 (7:10 AM GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Shanghai to San Francisco.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Shanghai to San Francisco (Air China flight 7209, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 11h 35m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Shanghai to San Francisco (Air China flight 7209, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 11h 35m.
    • Flights from Hongqiao International Airport (SHA), Pudong International Airport (PVG) to San Francisco Airport (SFO) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Shanghai and San Francisco

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 747-400 Passenger Air China, United Airlines, US Airways